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Postwar - by Tony Judt (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 933

Genre: History

Sub-Genre: Europe

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Penguin Books

Age Range: Teen

Book theme: General

Author: Tony Judt

Language: English

Street Date: September 1, 2006
TCIN: 53748477
UPC: 9780143037750
Item Number (DPCI): 248-02-0976


"Judt's massive, learned, brilliantly detailed account of Europe's recovery from the wreckage of World War II presents a whole continent in panorama even as it sets off detonations on almost every page." --The New York Times Book Review

"Remarkable... The writing is vivid; the coverage-of little countries as well as of great ones-is virtually superhuman; and above all, the book is smart. Every page contains unexpected data, or a fresh observation, or a familar observation freshly turned." --Louis Menand, The New Yorker

"Impressive . . . Mr. Judt writes with enormous authority."--The Wall Street Journal

"Magisterial . . . It is, without a doubt, the most comprehensive, authoritative, and yes, readable postwar history." --The Boston Globe

"Brave and remakable." -- The Washington Post

"Brilliant . . . A book that has the pace of a thriller and the scope of an encyclopedia . . . A very considerable achievement." --The New York Review of Books

"Not likely to be surpassed for many years. . . . This is history writing at its best." -- Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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